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Manchester’s Victoria station set to reopen

Manchester’s Victoria station will reopen from tomorrow, it has been announced.

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Long queues at Preston station as pasengers wait for replacement bus services.
Photo: Tom Taylor

No Bank Holiday trains from Preston to Carlisle

There will be no trains running from Preston to Carlisle tomorrow, Network Rail has announced.

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Manchester Victoria station is still closed as it is a crime scene

Bank holiday train cancellations as station still closed after terror attack

Northern Rail has announced the latest revised train timetable for the bank holiday weekend.

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The collision happened when theHonda motorcycle was travelling along Main Street

Men suffer leg injuries after bike collides with lamp post

Two men suffered serious leg injuries after the bike they were riding collided with a lamp post in Gisburn.
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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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The RMT has suspended planned strike action following the Manchester bombing

Rail strikes suspended following terror attack

Rail strikes planned for next week have been suspended as a show of 'solidarity' with the people of Manchester following yesterday's terror attack

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday May 23.
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The Old Oak roundabout in Longridge where a HGV got stuck this week

Campaigners united against Blackburn Road industrial estate

Campaigners are stepping up their fight against controversial plans for a new industrial estate neighbouring Hillside School near Longridge.

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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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A 24-year-old passenger suffered serious spinal injuries following a two-vehicle smash in Longridge

Man suffers serious spinal injuries following collision in Longridge

A 24-year-old passenger suffered serious spinal injuries following a two-vehicle smash in Longridge, say police.

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The scene on the westbound M55 after the five vehicle smash

Arrest made after driver dies in M55 smash

A van driver was killed in a five vehicle smash which blocked the westbound carriageway of the M55 for around eight hours today.

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Mick Cash

'Muggers paradise' warning as rail strike row rumbles on

Union bosses have warned removing guards from trains will lead to a rise in crime.

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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
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Two lanes were closed as a result of the accident
Pic: Highways England

One lane closed on northbound M6 after accident

One lane is closed following an accident on the northbound M6 say Highways England.
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Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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The scene at junction 28 after the crash

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after 10 vehicle smash

One man was taken to hospital with "serious" injuries following a 10 vehicle smash on the northbound M6.
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Car overturns on country lane

Car overturns on country lane

One person escaped with what are believed to be only minor injuries after a car overturned and smashed into a lamp post.

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Broughton bypass construction work continues.

City road closures planned as part of Bypass works

Road closures in Preston are planned for next week, as part of the latest stages of work on the Broughton Bypass.

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Train services to Blackpool will be severely disrupted

UPDATE: Just one third of trains set to run as Northern Rail guards strike on Grand National Day

Northern Rail is expecting to run only a third of normal services on Saturday as staff from the Rail Maritime and Transport Workers Union (RMT) stage a 24 hour walkout.
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